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Old 11-08-2006, 01:37 PM   #1
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Ok so a company that I want to build me a motor want to use Brian Crower's 2.7L Stroker kit for the block with a different companies cams. I was curious, since I have heard bad things about Brians Cams, if anyone has ever used it or not. How are they compared to ones like the Cobb or the Gruppe-S kits? Any imput is appreciated,
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Old 11-08-2006, 04:55 PM   #2
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I believe AR Fab took Crower's kit and just renamed it, but I can't say that with 100% certainty (OK, yes I can).
I've never heard anything bad about Crower and know a few people running his components that are extremely happy, but cams in a Subaru is something I know of no one running.
Brian is not a big fan of swapping out his components, but I've built a 2.7L kit using a part from each major manufacturer while only using the Crower crank.
As far as I can attest, it gets the thumbs up from me.
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Old 11-09-2006, 11:55 AM   #3
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bump for more info, anyone else had any experience with these parts?
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Old 11-11-2006, 01:47 AM   #4
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They are good parts.
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Old 11-11-2006, 11:14 AM   #5
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I've been hearing that all the BC products are different now, people with DSM's are testing their NEW cams to be better quality than HKS's and theyre a fraction of the price, I have no first hand experience besides that, but from what I'm hearing about their new stuff it seems pretty good
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